sirvan kanani

sirvan kanani

Born in 1982  in sanandaj , Iran
Got diploma and post-diploma in Visual Arts (painting)
Got BA in Graphics
Best painter oftwo courses of Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults’ Biennial Art teachers’ works - Tehran 2006 & 2008  
First rank of Iran National festival of College students in oil painting , Yazd, summer2002
Member of the Painters’ Association of Iran since 2005
Member of the Institute for the Development of Iran Visual Arts since 2004
Member of Iranian Calligraphers Association since 1995 and got an average, good and excellent degrees in calligraphy
Designing the decor and puppets for 4 puppet shows at the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, from 2005 to 2009
Art expert at Kurdistan Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults since 2011
Attending more than 1200 hours of  training modules in the Artistic and Cultural sections at the Institute for Intellectual Development Education Center
Cover designing for the following books: BarziShanshin, Tanya KharikiPirBoonin, and etc.
Brochure and poster designing for several puppet shows and various festivals in the Institute and etc.
Graphic designing and page lay outing  for  2 issues of the provincial journal “BookeBarane” and 2 issues of news bulletin of “ZireGonbadeKabood” in  in 2011
Calligraphic writing for a book called To Ra Man DoostDaram Ra CheKardiby ShahrokhHawrami, 2000
Publishing several articles, poems and translations in Kurdistan local newspapers from 2000 to 2004 and from 2012 to 2013
Teaching painting and art courses at SanandajGirls’Technical College and Ershad Conservatory from 2009 to 2011
Holding several Creative art workshops for Children between 6 and 10 years old and holding free designing workshops at Mahoor Art School and ZhivarKarazho Art Institute from 2002 to 2005 and in 2010
Establishing “NaghshdarNaghsh” Free Institute of Visual Arts from 2011 to 2015 in Sanandaj and teaching visual arts and graphic related courses
Participating in a documentary about SirvanKanani’s paintings by FarivarHamzei at Kurdistan Modern Painters Gallery in Saba Cultural Center, Tehran, 2006
Attending (interviewed) “AzManzareMah” TV program at Kurdistan Channel, 8/8/2011
Attending (interviewed) “Cultural Artistic Journal” TV program at Kurdistan Channel, August 2014
Attending (interviewed) “Cultural Artistic Journal” TV program at Kurdistan Channel, April 2015
Judge and Executive Director of the ninth and tenth puppet show festivals of the Institute for Intellectual Development Centers in Kurdistan province  in 2009 and 2012
Responsible for preparing required atmosphere and managing artistic affairs of the provincial and regional stages atfifteenth Storytelling Festival of Iran’s 2nd region, November 2011
Authoring a paper called “Principles of Visual Arts for Children”, published  in several newspapers and websites – 2013
Best art expert among Iran’s art experts at the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, 2014

  • Oil on canvas , 70 * 90 cm
    Oil on canvas , 70 * 90 cm

Biography

Exhibitions:
Group exhibition (painting), National West Youth Festival , Marivan, Summer 2000
Solo exhibition (Painting), , Ershad Gallery, Ardebil, May 2001
Two person Exhibition (painting), Sanandaj Museum, September 2001
Group exhibition (painting), Nali Congress, Saqez, Summer 2001
Group exhibition (painting), Iranian College Students, Yazd, Summer 2002
Solo exhibition (Painting), SanandajErshad Gallery, March 2002
Two person Exhibition (painting), SanandajErshad Gallery, December 2004
Group exhibition (painting), SanandajFajr Cultural Artistic Complex, Summer 2005
Group exhibition (painting), Nature from East Artists’ point of view, SabaCultural Institute, Tehran, Autumn 2005
Group exhibition (painting), Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults’ Art teachers, Hijab Cultural and Artistic Creation Center, Tehran, Autumn 2005 
Solo exhibition (Painting), Sanandaj Kurd House, Autumn 2005
Solo exhibition (Painting), Atbin Gallery, Tehran, March 2006
Group exhibition (painting),Deeper Depression Project, Atbin Gallery, Tehran, Spring 2006
Group exhibition (painting), Modern Kurdish Painters, Saba Cultural Institute, Tehran, Summer 2006
Group exhibition (painting), Shin Group, SanandajErshad Gallery, January 2007
Group exhibition (painting), Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults’ Art teachers, Hijab Cultural and Artistic Creation Center, Tehran, winter 2008
Group exhibition (painting), Shin Group, SanandajErshad Gallery, March 2008
Group exhibition (painting), Kurdistan Art Institute, Sulaimaniya, Iraq, May 2010
Group exhibition (painting), Cultural Week of Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization of Kurdistan, Tehran, Autumn 2011
Group exhibition (painting), Tehran Grand Painting Bazar, Painter’s association of Iran, Saba Cultural and Artistic Institute, Tehran, Spring 2012
Group exhibition (painting), Kurdistan Painting First annual, Art Institute, Bahman Cinema, Sanandaj, Summer 2013
Solo exhibition (Painting), SanandajErshad Gallery, March 2014
Group exhibition (Photography), SanandajErshad Gallery, March 2014
Solo exhibition (Painting), SaqezErshad Gallery, January 2015
Solo exhibition (Painting), Tehran Vali Gallery, February  2015
Solo exhibition (Painting), SanandajErshad Gallery, March 2015
Group exhibition (painting),Orumieh Second Art Expo, March 2015
Group exhibition (painting),Niavaran Charity market, Tehran,  March 2015
Group exhibition (painting), International Kurdish Artists’ Exhibition, Amed, Diyarbakir, Turkey, February 2015
Group exhibition (painting),Niavaran haft negah, Tehran,  2016
Group exhibition (painting), Arthibition Artist, Tehran,  2016
Group exhibition (painting),iran painters, Tehran 2016
Solo exhibition (Painting), SanandajErshad Gallery, 2016
Group exhibition (painting), Passing allowed, kerman,  2016